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2022-2023 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Chesapeake College Catalog

Pre-Veterinary Technology Certificate (225)


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Program Mission: The Pre-Veterinary Technology Certificate provides students with the foundation and skill set necessary to continue their education in a Veterinary Technology or Animal Science program. 

 

Program Description: The Pre-Veterinary Technology Certificate provides a course of study designed to meet the needs of students who plan to transfer to a college or a university that grants an Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Veterinary Medicine Technology or to continue their studies in the fields of Animal Science or Veterinary Medicine.  Students should consult with the receiving institution to determine the appropriate coursework necessary for transfer; this will differ depending on the students’ goals. 

 

Program Goals: The Pre-Veterinary Technology Certificate program will:

  • Prepare students to continue their education in a Veterinary Technology or Animal Science program. 
  • Provide a broad education in disciplines that form a strong foundation for the biological sciences and challenges students to acquire appropriate competencies in content knowledge and application skills.
  • Develop the skills necessary for students to transfer to an entry-level discipline degree program.

 

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Describe and explain foundational concepts in biological science.
  • Perform basic laboratory skills necessary to collect, analyze, and interpret scientific data.
  • Communicate scientific concepts effectively in oral and written English

 

Contact Person:  Nicole Barth

 

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